News & Events

Sustainable Fish Forum
Nov 16, 2017

Global Experts Convene to Investigate Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict

Secure Fisheries hosted eighteen researchers and practitioners from universities and NGOs to examine the state of knowledge about fisheries conflict, form new partnerships to advance knowledge on... Read more

Global Maritime Forum
Nov 14, 2017

Intelligence Community, Ngos, And Policy Makers Join Forces To Improve Maritime Situational Awareness

Nov 14, 2017

Inland Fisheries – Invisible but Integral to the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for Ending Poverty by 2030

Inland fisheries – defined as freshwater fisheries in lakes, rivers, and the supporting estuaries – provide food and income security to tens of millions of people around the world.

Fish in Cold Storage
Nov 07, 2017

Somali Fisheries Urgently Need Better Data

New research shows official reports of fish catch in the waters around the Somali region significantly underestimate true catch.

Fishing Computer Models
Nov 03, 2017

Computer-Based Mapping Promotes Ocean Science and Protection

The Esri Ocean GIS Forum showcased a broad array of ocean research, all of which used Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or computer mapping, for spatial analyses and public distribution.

Old Somali Fishing Gear Problems
Oct 31, 2017

Watch: Inside Somali Fishing

Competition from foreign fishing boats, underdeveloped infrastructure, and destructive fishing practices threaten the sustainability of Somali fisheries. 

Somali President Gaas
Oct 30, 2017

Inaugural Forum Nets Commitments To Strengthening Somali Fisheries

Hundreds of Somali fishers, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers gathered in Puntland recently to promote sustainable development of the Somali fishery sector.

Oct 04, 2017

Introducing the Stable Seas Maritime Security Index

One Earth Future, through its programs Secure Fisheries, Oceans Beyond Piracy,... Read more

Oct 03, 2017

Somalia Fisheries Forum | Oct 24-26,2017

Along with Shuraako, and the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries, Secure Fisheries is hosting... Read more

Sep 29, 2017


Kaija Hurlburt, Director of Secure Fisheries, spoke to a workshop at the Stimson Center about the intersection of IUU fishing and national security concerns as they operate in Somali waters.